Stream Restoration Specialist
Columbia, MD 
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Posted 18 days ago
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Description

Straughan Environmental, Inc. (Straughan) is a successful, rapidly growing business that provides high-quality and cost-effective environmental consulting services to a wide variety of clients in the government and private sectors. Our mission is to advance sustainable and resilient communities, we provide analysis, planning, engineering, and construction management services to provide better outcomes for the environments and communities that we serve. Straughan is committed to sustainable design and is qualified in nearly all aspects of environmental service, including engineering, planning, design, and policy. Our staff consists of natural, wildlife, and wetland scientists; geomorphologists; civil, and environmental, and water resources engineers; biologists and botanists; planners; foresters; cultural resource specialists; and GIS and CADD technicians. This combination of technical expertise and an understanding of policy make Straughan a highly competitive firm and a great place to advance your career.

Straughan is currently seeking a Stream Restoration Specialist to join our Engineering Business Unit who has the ability to be a leader, deliver quality projects, and grow Straughan's Ecological group nationally. Straughan is currently operating under a flexible, hybrid workplace strategy that allows employees to work primarily from home with official schedules approved by their supervisor. The ideal candidate should have an interest in and understanding of current environmental issues and a shared vision for sustainability.


Requirements

  • 4-10 years experience
  • Stream restoration design including sediment transport, and modeling experience
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Civil/Environmental Engineering, Geomorphology, Environmental science, or related field
  • Erosion and sediment control design
  • Geomorphic assessment experience
  • Environmental permitting experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with clients and co-workers
  • As a condition of employment, hire will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will need to be submitted as part of the interview/hiring process.


Highly Desired

  • PE registered in Mid-Atlantic region and have ability for Maryland registration by reciprocity
  • Rosgen Certified or similar training
  • Hydrology & hydraulic analyses
  • Wetland Restoration design experience
  • Stormwater management design and permitting experience
  • Drainage system design experience
  • Shoreline protection/restoration design experience
  • Coastal studies
  • Site design and LEED experience
  • Environmental consulting and/or civil engineering practices (Forest Conservation Plans, Wetland Delineations/Wetland Impact Plates, Planting Plans, and similar environmental documents) experience
  • Active involvement in professional organizations
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Must be comfortable marketing technical services
  • Project management experience
  • Proposal and task order development experience


Software Experience

  • HEC-RAS required
  • TR-55/TR-20 desired
  • SMS and SRH-2D or TUFLOW desired
  • GEOPAK and/or INROADS desired
  • Proficiency in MicroStation or AutoCAD desired


As a condition of employment, Straughan employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except those for whom are legally entitled to an accommodation. Proof of vaccination will need to be submitted as part of the interview/hiring process.


Straughan Environmental Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4 to 10 years
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